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Richard Lamb

Richard Lamb, one of 280 convicts transported on the Asia, 20 July 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Lamb
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 24th November, 1912
Age: 96 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 20th July, 1837
Arrival date: 2nd December, 1837
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 279 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 110
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

robert lamb on 8th January, 2014 wrote:

place of death mummell mulwaree shire .former convictions 1 whipping height 5’1” complexion-sallow,pockpitted ,hair-brown,eyes-hazel.small scare left side of forehead,nose a little crocked,scar right shin .master-james Chisholm.place lower minto.then kippilaw.married annie gillett.4/2/1858.children George,henry.louisarichard.john.eliezar.walter.place of burial.church of England cemetery kippilaw.1885 stock returne mummel Richard lamb 600ac,stock10 horses ,50 cattle, and sheep

robert lamb on 14th August, 2014 wrote:

convict indents 3rd dec 1837 lamb richard age 21 trade and calling - spectacle maker native place -birmingham, england crime - highway robbery . tried at warwic assizes -30th july’ 1836. sentence-7 years.former convictions - 1 whipping.height- 5’1”.complexion -sallow, pockpitted,hair -brown. eyes -hazel.small scare left side of forehead,nose a little crocked ,scare right shin.master-james chisholm place lower minto.then at kippilaw master james chisholm.1885 stock returne richard lamb,mummel,lambs lane 600ac stock 10horses,50 cattle,sheep ? marriage to anne gillett 4th february 1858 .children george,henry,louisa,richard,john,eliezar,walter.date of death 24th november,1912,place of death mummell,place of burial kippilaw cemetery.

Convict Changes History

robert lamb on 8th January, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth 1816, date of death 24th November, 1912, gender, crime

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